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Summer Squash

According to Wikipedia, summer squash are a subset of squashes that are harvested when immature (while the rind is still tender and edible). All summer squashes are the fruits of […]

In the Style of Toscana

Stufato di verdure alla Toscana Click here for a closeup of this picture. Stufato di verdure is a northern Italian vegetable stew common to Tuscany. This version was served with […]

Midsummer Bounty

Some pix from this morning at Union Square Greenmarket. Some of what you see in this post will appear in meals throughout this week’s menu. Strawberries — Simple is best […]

Gnocchi 4

Ricotta gnocchi with zucchini, celery, green garlic and mint Celery is not usually thought of as a vegetable to be served outside of crudités or in salads, and that’s a […]

Gnocchi 3

When I started this blog three years ago, I didn’t know what I wanted to blog about. I thought a combination of politics, poetry, LGBT, writing and food would be […]